GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.
RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A man charged in her abduction was arrested Sept. 25 on the beach near Rollover Pass.
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators emerged still undefeated after their first real dogfight of the season in a 17-9 win over the Friendswood Mustangs on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
Few expected the Cougars to be challenged in what many regarded would be a romp through District 10-4A-II, yet the Kashmere Rams arrived to Etheredge Stadium on Friday night and pushed them for much of the contest.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court picked a bad fight over who has the authority to hire and fire the courts administrator.
For years I wondered: How could the Port of Houston be one of the largest ports in the world? In retirement, I can satisfy my wonder.
The Rev. Doug Guthier, pastor at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Galveston, is retiring after more than 35 years as a minister.
GALVESTON — Catholics will honor their priests as part of a nationwide observaance of Priesthood Sunday today and Sunday at St. Patrick Church.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Mississippi State's recent slugfests with Kentucky have taught the Bulldogs that there's no such thing as a safe lead against the Wildcats.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation and Mo'ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do — the 13-year-old fired a strike right down the middle.
The city needs to stop arguing over the housing study before it loses other federal funds.
One of the best arguments about the need to protect the Houston Ship Channel from the kind of storm surge that was seen during Hurricane Ike is coming from environmentalists.
The discussion by the city council in League City about the conduct of public meetings using videoconferencing technology raised some interesting questions.
The notion that Wydell Dixon, the owner of the ill-fated Whiskerville animal shelter, belongs in the same category of people as those who fight pit bulls is ridiculous.
After a tragedy, it's easy to impose more laws. But we should look at efforts to enforce present laws and how they can be improved instead.
If you live in the Clear Creek school district, mark your calendar for two public hearings next week.
Just a reminder: Today’s the deadline for nominations for Everyday Heroes.
On Wednesday, La Marque school officials were talking about a sensible compromise to getting the district back into black ink.
The La Marque school board should focus on finding a solvency plan and not Ecomet Burley's contract at their upcoming meeting.
Mayor Lewis Rosen's actions will stifle any dissent from the finance committee.
Island transit money should be spent on transportation people actually use.
Galveston City Council should slow down and follow the finance committee’s lead.
People who love history are planning to re-enact the Battle of Galveston this weekend.
The decision by the La Marque school district to ask for another extension on filing a solvency plan was telling.
Shortly after the Hurricane Ike struck in 2008, Galveston formed a citizens committee to make recommendations on recovery.
A child from Honduras arrived in Galveston County the other day.
In September 2006, the USS Texas was commissioned in Galveston. Thousands watched as the Virginia-class submarine joined the fleet.
County Commissioner Ken Clark was running a political machine out of the county’s offices in League City.
We know it’s weird, but The Daily News really is trying to get an audio recording of a fistfight between two members of the city council in League City.
The state’s rejection of the La Marque school district’s solvency plan should be big news in the Dickinson and Texas City school districts.
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